pachydermatous


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pachydermatous

[¦pak·ə¦dər·məd·əs]
(medicine)
Abnormally thick-skinned.
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Catalogue of carnivorous, pachydermatous, and dentate mammalia in the British Museum: London, British Museum (Natural History).
LaFave, Pinguitudinous Police, Pachydermatous Prey: Whence Fourth Amendment "Seizures"?, 1991 U.
(Esslin 181-82; Sarrute 1960 interview) Esslin notes that the characters in the play choose a pachydermatous existence because "they admire brute force and the simplicity that springs from the suppression of over-tender humanistic feelings" (182).